The Cuckoo in the Grove (Folk Songs, Scottish)

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Work Title The Cuckoo in the Grove
Alternative. Title Cuachag nan Craobh, The Skye Boat Song
Composer Folk Songs, Scottish
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ISF 4
Average DurationAvg. Duration 2 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Ancient
Piece Style Traditional (folk)
Instrumentation voice
External Links Wikipedia:The Skye Boat Song

Misc. Comments

In its original form, the lyrics would have been Gaelic (Scottish as opposed to Irish). The tune was later used with words by Harold Boulton to depict Bonnie Prince Charlie's escape from the Jacobite uprising of 1745.